In anticipation of the yearly SEMA convention in Las Vegas and its various releases and updates to all levels of the auto press, Chevy unveiled two new trim packages for the Colorado ZR2 pickup. The root idea of these themes is the blacking out of the all bright trim on both of these off-road beauties. The 4 x 4 ZR2 is the recipient of black 17-inch, 5-spoke wheels, black bow tie badges, and a sport bar with off-road LED lights, as well as super-cool ZR2 logos on the sport-bar sail panels. The Colorado ZR2 Edition combines black trim pieces with black paint, while the ZR2 Dusk Edition allows you to pick what color suits you best for the truck.
Other features remain the same, including the hood and grille that defined the 2017 model's aggressive stance, as well as trimmed front and rear bumpers. Come pay us a visit on the lot at Jim Butler, and we'll show you the other awesome features of this package. Front and rear electronic locking differentials, hill descent control, and aluminum skidplate to protect the radiator and oil pan, Autotrac transfer case, modified rear axle with a 3.43:1 ratio, and a special setting for off-road driving are all also on board. You can pre-order these 2018 models with or Dusk Edition now, and the trucks will arrive on dealer's lots in another 5 weeks or so.
With segment exclusives such as Multimatic shocks, front and rear electronic locking differentials, and an available Duramax 2.8-liter Turbo-diesel engine, you'll leave any competitor haplessly behind you in the dust. Heading off-road is really the name of the game here: this is an avid hauling and work truck, but making your way far, far off the beaten path is the objective at hand. Many experienced jumpers have the ZR2 set in their sights, as the DSSV shocks are excellent at helping stick any landing. With 50 mm front and rear lift as well as skid plates and rock sliders, you are truly equipped to conquer anything that the off-road realm throws at you.
You'll love how the very aggressive approach, breakover and departure angles affect the handling of the ZR2, and we took a closer look at how it matches up to the Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro V6. The torque capacity on the ZR2 is 369 lb-ft, and the Tacoma sits behind, at 265 lb– ft. The ZR2 has a full-size bed-mounted spare tire carrier, while the Tacoma is left without. The ZR2 has EZ lift and lower tailgate and 4-wheel disc brakes, two other features the Tacoma does not possess. Of course you'll also have Apple CarPlay compatibility, as well as Android Auto for entertainment options, and we guarantee you'll be fully amazed with this rampantly rock-crawling, off-road conquering and able machine!